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Bills We Support

Please refer to the chart below to learn more about the legislative bills that PCAV is SUPPORTING during the ongoing General Assembly Session.

Last Updated: January 24, 2014

Updates will be provided on a weekly basis.

BILL

COMMITTEE

LAST ACTION

DATE

DECISION

HJ 10Kory – Value of Early Childhood Education (See SJ52)   (H) Referred to Committee on Rules 12/3/2013 Support
HB 235 - Bell, Robert B. - Sex Offender & Crimes Against Minors Registry Act; amends to add solicitation of prostitution.   (H) Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice 12/28/13 Support
HB 334 - Bell, Robert B. - Local multidisciplinary child sexual abuse response teams; attorney to establish to review cases. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice (H) Assigned Courts sub: Criminal 01/10/14 Support
HB 403 - Bell, Robert B. - Child sex crime cases; admission of prior sexual offenses into evidence. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice (H) Assigned Courts sub: Criminal 01/09/14 Support
HB 404 - Bell, Robert B. - Investigation of cases involving alleged sexual abuse of a child; qualifications of investigator. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice (H) Assigned Courts sub: Criminal 01/09/14 Support
HB 405 - Bell, Robert B. - Suspected abuse or neglect of a child; reports to law enforcement. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice (H) Assigned Courts sub: Criminal 01/09/14 Support
HB 412Anderson – Seeks to introduce fingerprint background checks for licensed child care centers (see HB552) (H) Committee on Health, Welfare and Institutions (H) Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendments (9-Y 0-N) 1/23/2014 Support
HB 552 - Filler-Corn - Child welfare agencies; criminal history background checks. (See HB412) (H) Committee on Health, Welfare and Institutions (H) Subcommittee recommends incorporating (HB412-Anderson) by voice vote 01/23/14 Support
HB 595 - BaCote - Criminal Justice Services, Department of; human trafficking policy. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice (H) Assigned Courts sub: Criminal 01/10/14 Support
HB 657 - Bell, Robert B. - Testimony using two-way closed-circuit television; certain offenses. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice (H) Assigned Courts sub: Criminal 01/10/14 Support
HB 682 - Herring - Central registry of records; time records must be kept. (H) Committee on Health, Welfare and Institutions (H) Subcommittee recommends laying the table by voice vote 01/23/14 Support
HB 683 - Herring - Investigation of alleged child abuse and neglect; agreements with school divisions. (H) Committee on Health, Welfare and Institutions (H) Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendments (8-Y 0-N) 01/23/14 Support
HB 709 - Gilbert - Child abuse and neglect investigations; time for determination. (H) Committee on Health, Welfare and Institutions (H) Read first time 01/24/14 Support
HB 726McClellan – Drop out prevention bill (H) Committee on Education (H) Assigned Education sub: Elementary and Secondary Education 1/10/14 Support
HB 890 - Peace - Social worker. (H) Committee on Health, Welfare and Institutions (H) Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendments (5Y 0-N) 01/22/14 Monitor / Support
HB 1236Peace – Extend Foster Care Supports for Youth Who “Age Out” of Foster Care and Adoption Assistance for Older Youth to Age 21 (See SB277) (H) Committee on Health, Welfare and Institutions (H) Referred to Committee on Health, Welfare and Institutions 1/17/14 Support
SB 277Favola – Extend Foster Care Supports for Youth Who “Age Out” of Foster Care and Adoption Assistance for Older Youth to Age 21 (See HB 1236) (S) Committee on Finance (S) Referred to Finance 1/24/14 Support
SB 284Howell – Kinship care; Board of Social Services to promulgate certain regulations within 280 days (S) Committee on Rehabilitation and Social Services (S) Reported from Rehabilitation and Social Services with amendment (11-Y 0-N 1-A) 1/24/14 Support
SB 400 - Reeves - Kinship foster care; removal. (S) Committee on Rehabilitation and Social Services (S) Referred to Committee on Rehabilitation and Social Services 01/07/14 Support
SB 421 - McDougle - Local multidisciplinary child sexual abuse response teams. (S) Committee on Rehabilitation and Social Services (S) Rereferred to Courts of Justice 01/17/14 Support
SB 442 - Garrett - Sexual abuse of certain children; penalty. (S) Committee for Courts of Justice (S) Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice 01/07/14 Support
Budget Amendments
Court Appointed Special Advocates – $100,000Item   Support
Child Advocacy Centers – $100,000Item 341 #8Item 341 #5h   Support
Part C – Early Intervention – $2.1 M GFItem 308 #7s   Support
Healthy Families – $1.6M GFItem 341 #1sItem 341 #2h   House Appropriations – sub-committee Health and Human Resources Support
CHIP – $900,000 GFItem 291 #4sItem 291 #2h   House Appropriations –Sub-committee Health and Human Resources Support
Restore FAMIS Moms Waiver – Item 307 #1s and #3sItem 301 #15h and #17s  

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